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Virtual Reality Headsets Raise Very Real Concerns by NICK WINGFIELD


By NICK WINGFIELD

Users of the new generation of these devices will have to navigate the physical and emotional challenges of their real-life and simulated surroundings, often at the same time.

Published: June 14, 2015 at 07:00PM

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IBM Invests to Help Open-Source Big Data Software — and Itself by STEVE LOHR


By STEVE LOHR

IBM plans to invest heavily in accelerating the adoption of the open-source big data software, Spark. With the move, IBM is investing as much in its own future as in the open-source project.

Published: June 14, 2015 at 07:00PM

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Lumia 640 and 640 XL said to land on AT&T this month

AT&T will start selling the Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL sometime later this month, according to a report from WinSuperSite. While the former is expected to be released within the next week, the latter will arrive by the end of the month.

As for the price, the unlocked version of the Lumia 640 is expected to carry a price tag in the range of $100 to $150, while that of its larger brother is expected to cost $100 more, which means somewhere between $200 and $250.

It's worth mentioning that the Lumia 640 is already available on Cricket, and is expected to arrive on T-Mobile this Wednesday.
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A Curious Midlife Crisis For A Tech Entrepreneur


A Curious Midlife Crisis For A Tech Entrepreneur
A mid-life crisis usually happens when one is flush with cash, but lacking “experiences.” For Fabrice Grinda, that never happened.

June 14, 2015 at 10:38PM
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LG G2 starts getting Lollipop update in India

Back in March this year, LG confirmed that the Android Lollipop update for the G2 will arrive in India in Q2, and now it looks like the update has started hitting the device.

The update – which weighs in at around 750MB and carries a build number of LRX22G – brings Android 5.0.2 to the handset, which was released back in September 2013 and currently runs KitKat.

What's worth mentioning here is that the update is only available via LG PC…

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M 4.7 – 142km NW of Manado, Indonesia

DYFI? – I

Time
2015-06-15 00:31:10 UTC
2015-06-15 08:31:10 +08:00 at epicenter
Location
2.519°N 124.072°E
Depth
336.34 km (208.99 mi)

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M 4.5 – 46km NE of Tagab, Afghanistan

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Time
2015-06-14 23:51:14 UTC
2015-06-15 04:21:14 +04:30 at epicenter
Location
35.147°N 70.019°E
Depth
122.29 km (75.99 mi)

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